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'''Giovanni Pico della Mirandola''' (; 24 February 1463 – 17 November 1494) was an Italian Renaissance nobleman and philosopher."Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, Conte" in ''Grolier Encyclopedia of Knowledge'', volume 15, copyright 1991. Grolier Inc., ISBN 0-7172-5300-7 He is famed for the events of 1486, when, at the age of 23, he proposed to defend 900 theses on religion, philosophy, natural philosophy, and magic (paranormal)|magic against all comers, for which he wrote the ''Oration on the Dignity of Man'', which has been called the "Manifesto of the Renaissance",''Oration on the Dignity of Man'' (1486) [http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_1/pico.html wsu.edu] and a key text of Renaissance humanism and of what has been called the "Hermetic Reformation".Heiser, James D., ''Prisci Theologi and the Hermetic Reformation in the Fifteenth Century'', Malone, TX: Repristination...
RegionWestern Philosophers
EraRenaissance philosophy
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1463|2|24}}
Birth placeMirandola, Italy
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|1494|11|17|1463|2|24}}
Death placeFlorence, Italy
School traditionRenaissance philosophy
Main interestsPolitics, history, religion, magic (paranormal)|magic
Signature| influences = Plato, Marsilio Ficino, Aristotle, Pseudo-Dionysius, Neoplatonism, Nicholas of Cusa, Kabbalah
InfluencedJohn Colet, Erasmus, Sir Thomas More
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